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Re: Summary of ETag related issues in RFC2518bis

From: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 09:14:35 -0800
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On Dec 20, 2005, at 8:58 AM, Stefan Eissing wrote:
> Mathematically speaking if PUT(x) is the function in the server  
> that takes the client input and modifies it, so that a subsequent  
> GET(PUT(x)) defines the content a client gets back. We are talking  
> about the situation where x != GET(PUT(x)) because the other case  
> is trivial.

As the implementer of a WebDAV file system client, the whole idea of  
x != GET(PUT(x)) makes my head hurt. For file systems to work, they  
require x == GET(PUT(x)) if there have been no PUTs from other  
clients between the PUT and the GET.

- Jim
Received on Tuesday, 20 December 2005 17:14:49 UTC

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